The Gendered Terrain of Disaster: Through Women's Eyes


Enarson, Elaine, and Betty Morrow. 1998. The Gendered Terrain of Disaster: Through Women’s Eyes. Westport, Conn: Praeger.

Authors: Elaine Enarson, Betty Morrow


Using specific disaster experiences from around the world, this text argues for a gendered perspective in policy, practice and research. It contains case studies which document the root causes of women's vulnerability to disaster and the central roles they play before, during and after disaster. (Worldcat)

Topics: Environment, Environmental Disasters, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Gender Analysis, Gendered Power Relations, Health, Humanitarian Assistance, NGOs

Year: 1998

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